Birchwood Court Residential Care Home in Peterlee offers residential, dementia and respite care in a warm family environment. With a dedicated team, some members having served for over a decade, the home prioritises a sense of belonging. The home boasts a pub, games room, and cinema for entertainment, as well as the vintage Corner Café, reminiscent of a bygone era for residents living with dementia. An onsite chef prepares delicious, home-cooked meals, making dining a special affair. Residents actively participate in decision-making and enjoy a minibus for community outings, allowing connections with students, entertainers, and church visits. Through this, Birchwood Court offers vibrant community, with warmth, engagement, and a true sense of belonging in the heart of Durham.
Individuals with low care needs, who are either fully independent or require minimal assistance with personal care and day-to-day tasks. Residential care usually includes support with tasks like: dressing, washing, taking oral medication and hoisting.
Individuals who require 24-hour assistance and care from qualified nurses due to medical conditions and/or personal living needs. This may include people that require intensive rehabilitative care following a stroke, or simply need support using a peg feeding tube.
Individuals that require a temporary living arrangement at a care home. Respite is also referred to as a short care home stay and may range from a few days to a couple weeks.
Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about Birchwood Court.
It is situated in Peterlee and is close to popular amenities.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is England's health and social care services regulator. Birchwood Court is rated as good, based on the level of care and safety at the home.
The following types of elderly care are available at this home: nursing, respite, residential.
Currently, there are 43 beds at the home.
This care home is owned and operated by Sanctuary Care.
There are a variety of health and wellness activities available at Birchwood Court, including: Book and Poetry, Dance & Music, Baking & Cooking.
Prices will vary from home to home, depending on the level of elderly care required. At Birchwood Court the cost of care starts from £1,070 per week.
It's best to call the home directly on 01918 147299 to find out about the total cost of care for your unique needs.